April 23, 2013
Sarah Puffer of Amsterdam has been selected to speak on behalf of the Class of 2013 at Fulton-Montgomery Community College’s 48th Annual Commencement exercises. Sarah has earned an A.A.S. in Nursing. She will receive her R.N. license this summer and will pursue a BSN/MSN at either SUNY IT or SUNY Upstate Medical University to become an acute care nurse practitioner.
Sarah was the Chapter president for PTK, the national two-year college Honorary Society; Student Government Association (SGA) secretary; and FM Foundation Board Student Trustee. She was awarded the Who’s Who of American Junior Colleges 2012; she was recipient of the Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home Award; and she was a member of Student Nurses’ Association and a Peer Tutor. She also served on the graduation speaker election committee and the academic integrity committee. Sarah was honored with the Phi Theta Kappa All-New York Academic Award and was a nominee for the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence (2013). She is a 2002 graduate of Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School.
Employed at the Fulton County YMCA as a lifeguard and swim instructor, Sarah is the daughter of Amy King of Plattsburgh and Brian Puffer of Amsterdam.
FM’s Commencement Ceremony will be held Friday, May 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Raiders Den of the Physical Education Building.